Ed Helms has beef with Chick-fil-A
July 19th, 2012
03:30 PM ET

Ed Helms has beef with Chick-fil-A

Actor Ed Helms is the latest celebrity to put his money where his mouth is.

"The Office" star has tweeted that he's no longer a fan of fast food giant Chick-fil-A.

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'Breaking Bad's' Giancarlo Esposito: I hope Gus haunts Walter White
July 19th, 2012
03:18 PM ET

'Breaking Bad's' Giancarlo Esposito: I hope Gus haunts Walter White

If there's one thing that critics and fans can agree on, it's that AMC's "Breaking Bad" is some of the best TV on the air, and that actor Giancarlo Esposito gave an incredible performance on the series as the chilling drug kingpin Gustavo "Gus" Fring.

The actor now has an individual Emmy nod to back it up. On Thursday, he was nominated along with "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul for best supporting actor in a drama series.

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'Mad Men's' Jared Harris still in shock over Emmy nod
July 19th, 2012
02:37 PM ET

'Mad Men's' Jared Harris still in shock over Emmy nod

Celebrating his Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series over a bottle of wine in Wales, Jared Harris - a.k.a. “Mad Men’s” Lane Pryce - is metaphorically pinching himself.

“It’s still a bit of a shock actually,” Harris told CNN. “The prognosticators would say … a bunch of people could have been in the dark horse slot,” he added, noting, [“Game of Thrones’ ”] “Peter Dinklage is the favorite.”

[Spoilers after the jump!]

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'Homeland' creators talk Emmy nods, '24' movie
Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Morena Baccarin and creators Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa attend the 2011 Summer TCA Tour.
July 19th, 2012
12:29 PM ET

'Homeland' creators talk Emmy nods, '24' movie

With its second season premiering in September, “Homeland” has racked up almost as many Emmy nods as it has episodes.

The Showtime series, which debuted with 12 episodes last fall, picked up nine nominations on Thursday, including a nod for outstanding drama series alongside Emmy vets “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Downton Abbey” and “Game of Thrones."

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Aaron Sorkin responds to 'Newsroom' critics
July 19th, 2012
11:09 AM ET

Aaron Sorkin responds to 'Newsroom' critics

Although it's been picked up for a second season, Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" has weathered a healthy amount of criticism.

His pilot for the HBO drama, which premiered in June, was said to be rich with "many, many problems"; filled with cartoonish characters; and, a criticism that Sorkin has since addressed, lacking in authenticity.

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Fred Willard arrested for lewd conduct, released
July 19th, 2012
10:52 AM ET

Fred Willard arrested for lewd conduct, released

It's probably fair to say that funnyman Fred Willard isn't laughing this morning.

CNN has confirmed that the "Anchorman" actor was arrested in Los Angeles Wednesday night for lewd conduct.

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